Sonji Roi Biography

Updated On Jul 17, 2019 Published On Apr 05, 2017
Facts of Sonji Roi
Date of Birth: 1946
Date of Death: 2005 , October-11
Birth Nation: United States
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Sonji Roi was married twice. She married her first husband Muhammad Ali on August 14, 1964. Thye first met each other on July 1964, the same year Ali won his first heavyweight championship. Ali proposed her and after that, they got engaged and finally got married. Their marriage ceremony was held in Gary, Indiana, United States. The couple was together for 2 years but the didn't have any children. The couple couldn’t continue their marriage further and they got divorced in 1966, just after the 2 years of marriage.

After then Roi got married to her second husband Reynaldo Glover who was an attorney by his profession. The couple happily lived after their marriage but they didn't have any children. She died at the age of early age of 59, on October 11, 2005, because of cancer. 

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Born in United Sates


Sonji Roi is an American waitress who was born in the mid-1940s in United Sates. She was a normal waitress by her profession who suddenly came into fame after she got married to Muhammad Ali, a professional boxer.

Met Muhammad Ali


Sonji Roi met Muhammad Ali in June 1964. It was the love at first sight Ali fell for her and he proposed her. Then they started dating each other for some time and they got engaged. They first met through Ali’s manager.

Married with Muhammad Ali

August 11 , 1964

Sonji Roi got married to Muhammad Ali, a professional boxer on August 11, 1964. The couple lived happily after their marriage but they didn’t  have any children. Her husband Muhammad Ali is a famous American professional boxer and activist.

Divorced with Muhammad Ali


Sonji Roi and Muhammad lived happily for about 2 years but they didn’t have nay children. They couldn’t hold long and they got divorced in 1966, just after 2 years of their marriage. After then she got married to Reynaldo Glover

Died because of Cancer

October 11 , 2005

Sonji Roi died on October 11, 2005, because of cancer. She was suffering from cancer since many years and finally, it resulted in her death with just the age of 59. She died very early at just the early age of 59 and her both ex-husbands Muhammad Ali and Reynaldo Glover has also already died.